Man stabbed to death in Clacton

Police have launched a murder enquiry after a man died and two others were injured following an incident in Clacton town centre.

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21-year-old charged with murder after Clacton stabbing

Police have charged a 21 year old man with murder, attempted murder and two counts of making threats to kill following the death of a man at Clacton town centre on Monday.

The victim, who was formally identified by his next of kin yesterday, was James Gregoire, aged 54.

Victim James Gregoire Credit: ITV Anglia

21-year-old Darren Gilbert who is unemployed and lived at Holland Road in Clacton will appear in court in Colchester later.

Police confirm name of Clacton stabbing victim

James Gregoire was killed on Monday. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Police have officially named a man who was killed in Clacton earlier this week - and confirmed he had been stabbed several times on his upper body.

James Gregoire, 54, died following the attack at Rosemary Road at about 11.45pm on Monday April 13.

A 21-year-old man who was arrested at Clacton on Tuesday on suspicion of murder remains in hospital receiving treatment.

A post mortem examination confirmed Mr Gregoire died from several stab wounds to the upper body.



Man murdered in Clacton

Murder investigation Credit: ITV Anglia

A murder inquiry's underway in Clacton after a man was killed last night.

Two others were injured in the incident near Pier Avenue. Police have cordoned off much of the town centre while they investigate. Businesses in the area are being advised they may not be able to open this morning

Officers are trying to arrest the man believed to be responsible.

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